16 Jan '11, 1am

SEOUL - A South Korean cargo ship with 21 crew on board was hijacked apparently by Somali pirates on Saturday, a...

The 300,000-tonne Samho Dream and its 24 crew - five South Koreans and 19 Filipinos - were released only after a record US$9 million (S$11.6 million) ransom was given to the pirates in a helicopter air drop.

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest+News/Asia/Story/A1Stor...

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